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[REBOL] Re: Introduction

From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 24-Apr-2001 17:50

Welcome aboard Tom! --Ryan Tom Schaeper wrote:
> Hello all, > > May you only receive this post once. Yesterday I posted from my webhosts > email browser and it got a little carried away and sent several posts. The > webhost is currently head scratching on the problem. > > My name is Tom Schaeper and I'm and language junkie. I love new languages > because the paradigm of each one forces a new way of thinking about a > problem. > > I am at heart a Basic programmer and my profession is as a programmer in > PICK/Universe/Unidata databases. I chose that vocation because the > enviroment encouraged creating applications as opposed to writing code, much > like REBOL. > > Over the years I have dabbled in: > Forth: wrote a pong style game on an Atari 800 > C: Not really my style > Snobol: Kinda fun once you get the syntax > APL: Wonderfully compact language > LISP: Very powerful, but pretty ugly > Fortran: I prefer BASIC > COBOL: Just say no : ) > PL/I : see COBOL > PASCAL: Fun, but a lot of work > Perl: Created dynamic replicating web pages > > REBOL is just amazing. So much power in so little space! Reminds me of Forth > with a readable syntax. If it had a good multidimensional database behind > it, I think it would rule the world. > > Thanks for your patience with my ramblings. I enjoy all your posts and read > every one. > > Take care, > Tom Schaeper > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Ryan Cole Programmer Analyst 707-468-5400 I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -Einstein